Campaign advertising

November 08, 2017 - 2:45 pm
HOBOKEN, N.J. (AP) — Three Asian-American political candidates targeted by racist campaign attacks have won New Jersey elections, including one who will become Hoboken's first Sikh mayor. Ravi Bhalla was elected mayor Tuesday, and Jerry Shi and Falguni Patel won seats on the school board in Edison...
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Virginia Gov.-elect Ralph Northam walks onstage to celebrate his election at the Northam For Governor election night party at George Mason University in Fairfax, Va., Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)
November 07, 2017 - 10:42 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Latest on the races for governor in Virginia and New Jersey (all times local): 10:20 p.m. Democrat Ralph Northam, a physician by trade and winner of Virginia's acrimonious governor's race, says he will seek to be a healer of divisions and political rancor when he takes...
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Facebook ads linked to a Russian effort to disrupt the American political process are displayed as, from left, Google's Senior Vice President and General Counsel Kent Walker, Facebook's General Counsel Colin Stretch, and Twitter's Acting General Counsel Sean Edgett, testify during a House Intelligence Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
November 01, 2017 - 10:08 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A trove of Facebook ads made public Wednesday by Congress depicts Russia's extraordinary cyber intrusion into American life in 2016 aimed at upending the nation's democratic debate and fomenting discord over such disparate issues as immigration, gun control and politics. The ads,...
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President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump, left, leave the East Room of the White House in Washington, after speaking on the opioid crisis, Thursday, Oct. 26, 2017. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
October 27, 2017 - 6:04 pm
President Donald Trump is promising a "massive advertising campaign" as part of his administration's response to the worst drug crisis in U.S. history, but past marketing efforts have shown few results and experts say other measures could be more effective in curbing the current epidemic. Trump...
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FILE - In this May 2, 2017, file photo, music composer Jeff Bass leaves a courtroom in Wellington, New Zealand. The New Zealand court ordered on Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017, the nation’s main conservative political National Party to pay Eminem’s publisher 600,000 New Zealand dollars ($415,000) plus interest for breaching copyright by using a song similar to Eminem’s “Lose Yourself” in its campaign ads. The party used the song “Eminem Esque” 186 times during its successful 2014 election campaign before pulling the ad off the air. Publisher Eight Mile Style sued, saying the track was a rip-off of the rapper’s acclaimed 2002 hit. (AP Photo/Nick Perry, File)
October 24, 2017 - 11:42 pm
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — In a case that pitted Eminem's publisher against New Zealand's main conservative political party, a judge said the party breached copyright by using a song similar to the Detroit rapper's "Lose Yourself" in its campaign ads. High Court Judge Helen Cull on Wednesday...
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October 24, 2017 - 7:08 am
LONDON (AP) — British lawmakers are asking Facebook for information about Russian-linked online activity around the U.K.'s European Union membership referendum and recent election. The House of Commons' Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee says it is seeking details of ads and pages set up...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017 file photo, Democrat Doug Jones speaks at a campaign rally for the race to fill Attorney General Jeff Sessions' former Senate seat, in Birmingham, Ala. Jones is betting that his underdog bid for the U.S. Senate gets a boost, at home and nationally, from his role in convicting two Ku Klux Klansmen who killed four young black girls in the 1963 bombing of Birmingham's 16th Street Baptist Church. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson, File)
October 23, 2017 - 11:27 am
Alabama Democrat Doug Jones is betting that his underdog bid for the U.S. Senate gets a boost, at home and nationally, from his role in convicting two Ku Klux Klansmen who killed four young black girls in the 1963 bombing of Birmingham's 16th Street Baptist Church. A former U.S. attorney under...
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FILE - In this Oct. 7, 2015, file photo, billionaire environmentalist Tom Steyer discusses climate change at a symposium in Sacramento, Calif. Steyer is dumping at least $10 million into a national advertising campaign calling for President Donald Trump's impeachment. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, file)
October 20, 2017 - 2:07 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California billionaire Tom Steyer announced Friday that he will dump at least $10 million into a national television advertising campaign calling for President Donald Trump's impeachment. In the ad, Steyer argues Trump should be ousted from office because he has edged the...
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Twitter's Carlos Monje, the director of public policy and philanthropy, right, knocks on the door with Colin Crowell, head of global public policy, to enter the closed door meeting with the House Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill, Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017 in Washington. Officials from Twitter are on Capitol Hill as part of the House and Senate investigations into Russian interference in the 2016 elections. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
September 29, 2017 - 3:53 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Social media giant Twitter told congressional investigators it has suspended at least two dozen accounts that may have been tied to Russia, but the top Democrat on the Senate intelligence committee was anything but satisfied. Virginia Sen. Mark Warner said Twitter's explanations...
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Twitter's Carlos Monje, the director of public policy and philanthropy, right, knocks on the door with Colin Crowell, head of global public policy, to enter the closed door meeting with the House Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill, Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017 in Washington. Officials from Twitter are on Capitol Hill as part of the House and Senate investigations into Russian interference in the 2016 elections. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
September 28, 2017 - 7:17 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Social media giant Twitter told congressional investigators Thursday it has suspended at least two dozen accounts that may have been tied to Russia, but the top Democrat on the Senate intelligence committee was anything but satisfied. Virginia Sen. Mark Warner said Twitter's...
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